The Philippines on Tuesday received over 8.2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the biggest single-day total since February.

A total of 8,247,200 doses arrived in the country on Tuesday, the majority of which were donated by European countries.

The single-day vaccine delivery record consisted of the following:

-1,058,400 Moderna doses from France
-453,600 Moderna doses from Spain
-2,956,800 Janssen doses from the Netherlands
-two million Sinovac doses from China
-266,400 Janssen doses from Austria
-1,512,000 Janssen doses from Sweden

The Philippines has received 166,851,720 Covid-19 doses from different sources since February.

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the newly arrived doses would be used during the second phase of its special vaccination holidays, which are scheduled for Dec. 15 to 17. John Ezekiel J. Hirro